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Introduction to Finite Element Analysis for Engineers


Saad A. Ragab, Hassan E. Fayed
July 12, 2017

Finite Element Analysis for Engineers introduces FEA as a technique for solving differential equations, and for application to problems in Civil, Mechanical, Aerospace and Biomedical Engineering and Engineering Science & Mechanics. Intended primarily for senior and first-year graduate students,...

Mechanical Vibration: Analysis, Uncertainties, and Control, Fourth Edition


Haym Benaroya, Mark Nagurka, Seon Han
October 25, 2017

Mechanical Vibration: Analysis, Uncertainties, and Control, Fourth Edition addresses the principles and application of vibration theory. Equations for modeling vibrating systems are explained, and MATLAB® is referenced as an analysis tool. The Fourth Edition adds more coverage of damping, new case ...

Introduction to Rocket Science and Engineering, Second Edition


Travis S. Taylor
July 7, 2017

Introduction to Rocket Science and Engineering, Second Edition, presents the history and basics of rocket science, and examines design, experimentation, testing, and applications. Exploring how rockets work, the book covers the concepts of thrust, momentum, impulse, and the rocket equation, along wi...

Fundamentals of Rocket Propulsion


DP Mishra
August 2, 2017

The book follows a unified approach to present the basic principles of rocket propulsion in concise and lucid form. This textbook comprises of ten chapters ranging from brief introduction and elements of rocket propulsion, aerothermodynamics to solid, liquid and hybrid propellant rocket engines with...

Finite Element Computations in Mechanics with R: A Problem-Centered Programming Approach

Khameel Bayo Mustapha
April 20, 2018

Finite Element Computations in Mechanics with R: A Problem-Centred Programming Approach provides introductory coverage of the finite element method (FEM) with the R programming language, emphasizing links between theory and implementation of FEM for problems in engineering mechanics. Useful for...

Computational Fluid Dynamics and Heat Transfer, Second Edition

Pradip Majumdar
April 15, 2018

This book provides a thorough understanding of fluid dynamics and heat and mass transfer. It shows students how to implement computational methodology into a computer code and solve complex problems on their own, including problems in heat transfer, mass transfer, and fluid flows. These problems&...

Friction Based Additive Manufacturing Technologies: Principles for Building in Solid State, Benefits, Limitations, and Applications

Sandeep Rathee, Manu Srivastava, Sachin Maheshwari, T.K. Kundra, Arshad Noor Siddiquee
April 13, 2018

Friction additive manufacturing is a term used for friction based solid state welding processes in conjugation with additive manufacturing, to produce components with superior structural and mechanical properties. This is a novel manufacturing technology of developing high structural performance...

Wind Energy Design

Thomas Corke, Robert Nelson
April 12, 2018

Wind Energy Systems is designed for undergraduate engineering courses, with a focus on multidisciplinary design of a wind energy system. The text covers basic wind power concepts and components - wind characteristics and modeling, rotor aerodynamics, lightweight flexible structures, wind farms,...

Underwater Acoustic Modeling and Simulation, Fifth Edition

Paul C. Etter
April 06, 2018

This newest edition adds new material to all chapters, especially in mathematical propagation models and special applications and inverse techniques. It has updated environmental-acoustic data in companion tables and core summary tables with the latest underwater acoustic propagation, noise,...

Human-in-the-Loop: Probabilistic Modeling of an Aerospace Mission Outcome

Ephraim Suhir
April 05, 2018

Improvements in safety in the air and in space can be achieved through better ergonomics, better work environments, and other efforts of the traditional avionic psychology that directly affect human behaviors and performance. Not limited to just the aerospace field, this book discusses adaptive...

Automation in Textile Machinery: Instrumentation and Control System Design Principles

L. Ashok Kumar, M Senthil kumar
April 04, 2018

Book includes comprehensive analysis of the trends and technologies in automation and control systems used in textile engineering. Each of the chapter explain important components of an integrated control system in various facets of textile manufacturing and its applications....

Light Driven Micromachines

George K. Knopf, Kenji Uchino
March 29, 2018

Light Driven Micromachines addresses the fundamental characteristics of light activated and optically powered microstructures, simple mechanisms, and complex machines that perform mechanical work at the micro- and nano-scale. It provides a background for how light can initiate physical movement by...

Handbook of RAMS in Railway Systems: Theory and Practice

Qamar Mahboob, Enrico Zio
March 29, 2018

The Handbook of RAMS in Railway Systems: Theory and Practice addresses the complexity in today's railway systems, which use computers and electromechanical components to increase efficiency while ensuring a high level of safety. RAM (Reliability, Availability, Maintainability) addresses the...

Ballistics: Theory and Design of Guns and Ammunition, Third Edition

Donald E. Carlucci, Sidney S. Jacobson
March 28, 2018

With new chapters, homework problems, case studies, figures, and examples, Ballistics: Theory and Design of Guns and Ammunition, Third Edition encourages superior design and innovative applications in the field of ballistics. It examines the analytical and computational tools for predicting a...

Sustainability through Energy-Efficient Buildings

Amritanshu Shukla, Atul Sharma
March 28, 2018

The book covers chapters ranging from introduction to recent technological challenges, case studies of energy-efficient buildings with policy and awareness issues, fundamentals and present status along with research updates and future aspects on topics focusing on energy-efficient construction,...